Introduction

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This is a series of six Al-Anon Family Group podcasts, especially recorded to introduce you to Al-Anon meetings.

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Why did we come to Al-Anon?

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The first of six “Introduction of Al-Anon Meeting” podcasts: Why did we come to Al-Anon?

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This is a series of six Al-Anon Family Group podcasts, especially recorded to introduce you to Al-Anon meetings..

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Did we cause our loved one to drink?

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The second of six “Introduction of Al-Anon Meeting” podcasts: Did we cause our loved one to drink? If we are not the ones with the drinking problem, why are we talking about our powerlessness over alcohol? Can we control our loved one’s drinking? Can we cure our loved one’s drinking problem?

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This is a series of six Al-Anon Family Group podcasts, especially recorded to introduce you to Al-Anon meetings.

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What does it mean, our lives became unmanageable?

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The third of six “Introduction of Al-Anon Meeting” podcasts: What do we mean when we say our lives became unmanageable? Does it mean we will always feel angry or sad or depressed? Will our lives continue to be as chaotic as they are today? Is there any hope for improvement?

How to locate a meeting

This is a series of six Al-Anon Family Group podcasts, especially recorded to introduce you to Al-Anon meetings.

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Why did I feel afraid to go to my first Al-Anon meeting?

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The fourth of six “Introduction of Al-Anon Meeting” podcasts: Why did I feel afraid to go to my first Al-Anon meeting? Isn’t the drinking somebody else’s problem?

How to locate a meeting

This is a series of six Al-Anon Family Group podcasts, especially recorded to introduce you to Al-Anon meetings.

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How did I feel at my first Al-Anon meeting?

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The fifth of six “Introduction of Al-Anon Meeting” podcasts: How did I feel at my first Al-Anon meeting?

How to locate a meeting

This is a series of six Al-Anon Family Group podcasts, especially recorded to introduce you to Al-Anon meetings.

 

 

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What is the First Step in Al-Anon?

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The last of six “Introduction of Al-Anon Meeting” podcasts: What is the First Step in Al-Anon?

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This is a series of six Al-Anon Family Group podcasts, especially recorded to introduce you to Al-Anon meetings.

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Al-Anon helps during spring break and summer vacations

Janet and Sharon, both active Al-Anon members, talk about how Al-Anon helped them during spring break and summer vacations.

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Keeping the focus on myself

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Welcome to First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery from Al-Anon Family Groups. This is a series of podcasts to discuss some common concerns for people who have been affected by someone else’s drinking.

Today we’re going to ask Al-Anon members what it means to them when they hear the suggestion to keep the focus on themselves, and not on the problem drinker in their life.

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Current alcoholism research and how it involves family members affected by someone’s alcoholism

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Welcome to “First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery” from Al-Anon Family Groups.  In this podcast, you will hear an interview with Dr. Kenneth Warren, Acting Director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), as he discusses current alcoholism research and how it involves family members affected by someone’s alcoholism.

 

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Alcohol Awareness Month connects families to Al-Anon

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Welcome to “First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery” from Al-Anon Family Groups.   This podcast will discuss a professional’s concern for families whose parents or young people have a drinking problem.

Robert Lindsey is President and Chief Executive Officer for the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence.  NCADD founded National Alcohol Awareness Month.

 

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A counselor refers women to Al-Anon Family Groups

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Welcome to “First Steps to Al-Anon Recovery” from Al-Anon Family Groups.  This podcast will discuss a professional’s concern for women who have been affected by a loved one’s drinking.

Valerie Montgomery’s private practice, “Beyond Beautiful,” is in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  She specializes in counseling women.

 

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